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for dysfunction. they want the american government to function. that's the reason why barack obama was elected and mitt romney was not elected. the american people liked most of the president's policies, and they want the government to function. if i were a house member, a republican, and i'm thinking of 2014, i would find a way to come up with real proposals and make meaningful change in the nation's tax code. >> jennifer: they are in a box. if they put a specific proposal on the table for either medicare cuts or specific loopholes they want to close whatever, it means that they're bound to those things. that's why nobody wants to put anything in writing. today speaker boehner appointed candace mill for chair the house administration committee. now all week, we've heard all the theirs were men. do you think this is intended and will quiet down the critics that the republicans weren't living? >> no. i mean, it's a nice gesture. it's wonderful to see another woman in a leadership position in congress, but the republican--enough cannot be said about the fact that they need more women. they need
that obama won the election and he promised he was going to raise tax on the wealthiest and he said while it may be unpalatable, there is enough sane people left to get it done." well, maybe there is hope afterall. joining me now from washington is republican strategist and author of the book "blackwards," ron christie. thank you so much for joining us inside "the war room" again. >> governor, it is nice to see you again. >> jennifer: all right. so do you think republicans have recovered from losing the election? >> well, i think we have. i think there's no question that although president obama got less of the popular vote than he did the last time around, his electoral college numbers went up. he won. but the other thing that i would say to you governor, is senate republicans, the american people voted for the status quo. they kept the republicans running the majority in the house of representatives to keep a check on the executive branch and so while we did take a shellacking in the presidential election, we still ha
.o.p. voters think that acorn stole the election for president obama--acorn. that seems like probably an improvement from the 52% who thought the same thing in 2008. until you remember that acorn no longer exists at all. some republicans have actually gone further off the deepened. rick santorum, for example still smarting from his own party loss and the shellacking from the party that he supports, he has greed to be columnist for "world net daily." you hopefully do not know this. this publishes rivetting stories like america on linen's path to war fair, or of course, you remember this one when animals are afraid they don't pray. well, i would pray if i was rick santorum's animal. maybe he just wants the comfort of being with other crazy towners. heck he's going to
know firsthand that every election carries a lot of messages, but president obama himself has concluded that the one just past was sort of an impetus to get the middle class back together financially and otherwise. and as governor of michigan, the best thing that we could do for this nation right now as you know former governor of michigan is to get balance back in the work force. and i think there were very strong messages that the nation, as evidenced by votes in your old home state of michigan, ohio pennsylvania, really throughout the industrial midwest, was saying to the congress specifically, we need a manufacturing policy of our own. we need to have as many as two and a half times more women and men in the manufacturing sector, governor than we have today. and they have to be paid fairly, they have to have fair trade policies that sustain their employment. we just have to get this economy as you said repeatedly, back in balance and that's probably the best place to start. >> jennifer: totally agree. totally agree
inside the war room. >> thank you for having me back. >> let's look at the obama cabinet. it reflects incredible differs city, thediversecity. there may be some overlapped in numbers, but after the election, a lot of the republican campaign strategists made it clear that the gop needs to open its arms the women and minorities and gays and why aren't republicans getting that message if you look at that committee chairmanship appointment that happened today? >> that's an absolutely great point. looking at the 19 folks who are appointed all member, all white as you pointed out it does seem to be out of step with what you hear from the republican party. we have to embrace the entire fabric of america. if you were to look at the house republicans as a math, there aren't a lot of options there. there aren't a whole lot of women, a whole lot of people of color to choose from. it's important to note there have been big gains in leadership rogers, wag nurse of missouri. in the way of an election, you saw very big divide between the people who had supported the president's reelection and mitt r
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